Where can I go to get a birth certificate changed?

Answer The process for changing or amending a birth certificate is different depending on the state in which you reside. The best place to find information on how to change a birth certificate is either a... Read More »

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If a mother remarries and stepfather adopts child and name is changed on birth certificate can the birth date be changed as well?

Can the Birth Certificate of an Adopted Child be changed legally from the original Birth Date?

While it is possible to change a child's birth date, it requires proof of some kind. Frequently this happens with kids adopted from overseas, whose actual birth dates are not known. A "best guess" ... Read More »

Can a original birth certificate be changed?

(This answer only pertains to the United States.)For non-adopted people, the answer is NO, the original birth certificate cannot be changed.However, in cases of adoption, original birth certificate... Read More »

Where is the birth certificate number located on a Virginia birth certificate?

According to the Virginia Office of Vital Records, the State File Number (SFN) is the unique number printed on every birth certificate in the State of Virginia. The first three digits on the Virgin... Read More »